Dr. John G. Meier III (USN, Ret.)


Dr. John Meier is a Professor of Practice at the Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy, National Defense University, Ft. McNair, Washington D.C. During his tenure at the Eisenhower School, he has served in a variety of leadership and faculty positions to include Interim Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs; Associate Dean of Faculty and Academic Programs; Chair of the National Security & Industrial Base Department / Director of the Industry Studies Program; Industry Study Faculty Lead (Electronics); and Assistant Professor of Acquisition.

Dr. Meier is a retired Navy Supply Corps Officer with over 29 years of commissioned service. On active duty, he served in a variety of organizational leadership and management assignments afloat and ashore. At sea, he served as Supply Officer, USS James Madison (SSBN 627), and Assistant Officer in Charge and Stock Control Officer, USNS Concord (T-AFS 5). His shore duty assignments include: Integrated Logistics Support Management Specialist, Logistics Management Division, Naval Air Systems Command; Transportation Policy Officer, Plans and Policy Directorate (J5), United States Transportation Command; Supply Officer, Naval Support Activity, Bahrain; Staff Officer, Mobility Division, Logistics Directorate (J4), Joint Staff; and Director, Logistics Operations (N3), Naval Operational Logistics Support Center.

Dr. Meier holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Michigan Technological University), a Master of Science in Management (Naval Postgraduate School), a Master of Science in National Resource Strategy (Industrial College of the Armed Forces), and a Doctor of Education in Human and Organizational Learning (George Washington University). He is also a graduate of the Defense Acquisition University Senior Acquisition Course; the Executive Development Institute at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; the Armed Forces Staff College; and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.